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This Week In Palestine – week 6 2008

08-02-2008 18:27

This Week In Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for February 2nd through to February 8th, 2008.

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Grace Ranti Cole, Esther and Joseph - Belong to Leeds

08-02-2008 17:51

Grace Ranti Cole, Esther and Joseph
This is an urgent request for your consideration of action necessary to avoid a serious breach of human rights for a family much loved by many in Leeds. Grace Cole and her two children, Esther (9) and Joseph (2) are currently detained in Yarl's Wood IRC and due to be removed on British Airways flight BA075 from Heathrow airport London @12:50hrs to Lagos on Sunday 10th February 2008.

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Anarchist blog banned by google!

08-02-2008 17:49

Political Censorship? Conspiracy? Cock Up?

the void blog has been banned by blogspot for allegedly not obeying the terms of service. no further information has been given as yet.

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reclaim the city action planning event sun 17th feb 6pm

08-02-2008 16:23

Transform the City!
An action planning event at the Common Place, Leeds.
23 Wharf St.
0845 345 7334

6pm Sunday 17th February

Sick of skyscrapers, posh offices, yuppie flats and overpriced entertainment in Leeds?

Do you really live it and love it?
Or do you want to do something else?

April 11th and 12th 2008 will be European days of action to transform and reclaim our cities. As part of this there are plans to hold a weekend festival of resistance and creativity in heart of Leeds city centre.

All skills, ideas and interests are needed to transform the city. Let your imagination run free and help us dream another city!


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Eco-Village of the Future Instead of Third Runway at Heathrow?

08-02-2008 15:43

Environmentalists and concerned local people resisting the plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport have begun ongoing discussions with a view to establishing a permanent climate centre in the Sipson, Harmondsworth, and Harlington villages.
Environmental campaigners are attempting to offer grassroots solutions to global warming and climate change which would effectively enable the local residents to transform their local area into a futuristic high tech eco-village.

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Gagged! #22 - South Wales Anarchist Newsletter

08-02-2008 15:00

the Latest issue of the South Wales Anarchist Newsletter

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Working Links & Freedom

08-02-2008 14:36

This follows on from a previous article which was critical of Working Links connections to far-right Christian extremists. Following sanctions imposed on my JSA I have had a closer look at the relevant regulations and have found that the legislation appears to suggest that Mandatory Employment programmes are not quite so mandatory after all.

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Upcoming Guantánamo events in London - no extradition to Spain!

08-02-2008 14:35

A variety of events coming up in London over the next week calling for the closure of Guantánamo Bay and for Jamil El-Banna and Omar Deghayes not to be extradited to Spain following years of torture and abuse in GTMO and Bagram. Organised by the London Guantánamo Campaign

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Students Against EDO pay them a visit

08-02-2008 13:42

This morning at 10.30 10 activists from STUDENTS AGAINST EDO arrived at the EDO MBM factory on Home Farm Road, Moulescoomb for a suprise noise demo.

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World Bank : Doing Bad Things…As Usual

08-02-2008 12:57

The World Bank are at it again. Not content with enforced privatization of utilities in poor countries, they have now been found to be funding loggers and cattle ranchers in the Amazon!

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Around the Campaigns, Friday 8th February 2008

08-02-2008 07:22

Two families didn't fly as the Home Office would have liked them too!

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Unacceptable Death of a person seeking asylum

08-02-2008 07:18

Mohammed Ahmadi, a ethnic Kurd died yesterday in Gloucester Hospital

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British Army accused of “off the scale” abuses in Southern Iraq

08-02-2008 04:12

Horrifying allegations of torture and killings carried out by the British Army in Southern Iraq emerged on January 31.

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Restoration Project Fraud

08-02-2008 01:49

Restoration Project Fraudsters: Gil Ziegler, Zig Ziegler, and Danny Hashimoto
While offshore capital flight may only appear to have ceased, for some, it remains clear that sophisticated fraudsters circumventing enhanced laws by enlarging their fraud victim numbers, combined with fast frequency fraud entity build-ups and switch-outs, that some say out-competes the frequency by which women change pantyhose, it appears the U.S. government continues using old technology processes combined with their recent lack-luster attitudes trying to wave-away fraud and money laundering like pesky flies, are mistakenly doing more to enhance the spread of more sophisticated business financial investment fraud monsters than not.

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SHAC Trial

08-02-2008 00:10


“I wish it were tomorrow. A wonderful opportunity to tell the world the truth about Huntingdon Life Sciences” (HLS), says Heather Nicholson, who along with co-leaders of Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty (SHAC) Natasha and Greg Avery , has been on remand since May, charged with “conspiracy to blackmail”.

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Sea Shepherd Getting Ready to Return to the Whale Wars

08-02-2008 00:06

The objective in returning to the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary is to stop whaling activities for another three to four weeks and to keep the Japanese whalers on the run, wasting fuel and further exposing their illegal poaching activities to the rest of the world.

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UCLA Vivisector Gets Return Visit from ALF

07-02-2008 21:21

According to the Los Angeles Times, an incendiary device damaged her home today; no one was home at the time. The ALF claimed to target London for her sadistic routine of addicting non-human primates to methamphetamine; she has also published data on primate addiction to nicotine, and addicting baby lambs to cocaine.

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Congressional Black Caucus Grades Plummet on War, "Terror" and Trade Bills

07-02-2008 21:00

The "tripwire" bills showed great fissures in the Black Caucus on so-called Free Trade, willingness to cave to the Bush administration and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on funding the Iraq war, and on a bill that threatens a witch hunt in search of the sources of domestic "extremist belief systems" and violence-inciting "propaganda" on the Internet.

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"We are here to expose Lockheed Martin, makers of weapons of mass destruction"

07-02-2008 20:41

Trident Ploughshares peace activists again expose Lockheed Martin's UK headquarters near Victoiria Station. US Corporation maintain the first strike Trident nuclear missile system and are developing its replacement.

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invite to No Borders UK gathering

07-02-2008 20:27


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